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validity

noun authenticity, authority, correctness, force, forcefulness, genuineness, gravitas, lawfulness, legal force, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, meritoriousness, pondus, potency, power, puissance, reality, realness, soundness, strength, trueness, truth, veracity, verity
Associated concepts: validity of a statute
Foreign phrases: Quod in minori valet valebit in majori; et quod in majori non valet nec valebit in minori.That which is valid in the greater shall be valid in the less; and that which is not valid in the greater shall neither be valid in the less. Nul charter, nul vente, ne nul done vault perpetuallent, si le donor n’est seise al temps de contracts de deux droits, sc. del droit de possession et del droit de propertie. No grant, no sale, no gift, is valid forever, unless the donor, at the time of the contract, has two rights, namely, the right of possession, and the right of property. Quae ab initio non valent, ex post facto convalescere non possunt. Things invalid from the beginning cannot be made valid by a subsequent act. Semper praesumitur pro matrimonio. The presumption is always in favor of the vaaidity of a marriage. Quod initio vitiosum est non potest tractu temporis convalescere. That which is void from the beginning cannot become valid by lapse of time. Pacta conventa quae neque contra leges neque dolo malo inita sunt omni modo observanda sunt. Agreements which are not contrary to the laws nor entered into with a fraudulent design must be observed in all respects. Quod initio non valet, tractu temporis non valet. That which is void at the beginning does not become valid by lapse of time.
See also: credibility, honesty, legality, legitimacy, quality, strength, weight

validity

see HARTIAN JURISPRUDENCE, KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE.
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